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Reliance Jio tops 4G availability, Airtel scores best speed: Report

With a download speed of 6 Mbps, Airtel emerged as the clear leader in OpenSignal's speed metrics across 4G providers in the country.

New algorithm may help locate fake Facebook, Twitter accounts

Based on machine-learning algorithms, the new method works on the assumption that fake accounts tend to establish improbable links to other users in the networks.

Ola to lead $5 million-$7 million funding round in bike-sharing startup Vogo

Bengaluru based Vogo allows users to pick up the vehicle from designated pickup points and drop them at any other designated point at the end of the ride.

Facebook's payments foray in India: Launches beta version of recharge on Messenger

The platform will be separate from WhatsApp and will allow peer-to-peer and peer-to-merchant payments.

Google to take action if apps violate company policies

Google was responding to a report which found that 57% of the 5,855 Android apps used by children could be illegally monitoring their behaviour online.

Invstr boosts real-trading capability with expansion into Indian market

The unique end-to-end investment platform adds the Indian market to its existing US offering through SIC Stocks & Services partnership.

Assisted e-commerce startup ShopX raises $2 mn from Nandan Nilekani

Interestingly, nearly all of the Rs 122 crore raised by ShopX so far has come from Nandan Nilekani.

Myntra buys Bengaluru-based wearable tech startup

The value of the transaction has, however, not been disclosed.

Huawei to launch end-to-end 5G solution later this year

The 4G infrastructure today is robust and the 5G technology will first be targeted at dense areas to meet growing demand from the consumers for more bandwidth.

New silicon-level Intel technology to prevent cyber attacks

The company launched "Intel Threat Detection Technology (Intel TDT)", which is a set of silicon-level capabilities that will help the ecosystem detect new classes of threats.